Tales of Link announced for smartphones

The next Tales game is for mobile devices.

Namco Bandai is putting at least one of those Tales trademarks to use. Tales of Link is in development for smartphones, this week’s issue of Jump magazine reveals.

Due out this fall in Japan, the game is produced by Okitomo Shiratori (白鳥興寛) and Ryouji Oodate, directed by Hironori Naoi, with character design by Daigo Okumura.

Jump introduces the first four characters.

CV: Shiori Mikami
Height: 157cm
Weight: 45kg

“The most important point of a starting character? Never give up!”

A rookie adventurer who left her village to pursue her goal. She and Rippi, whom she meets along the way, search for the Messiah. She wears flashy clothes and bloomers.

CV: Ai Nonaka
Height: 57cm (has a tail)
Weight: Body shape can shift

“I saw your power from some time ago. You are the Messiah, aren’t you?”

A fairy assigned by Leone to recover the Seed of Calamity. She works for and supports the Messiah, who has the ability to purify seeds. She looks like Mormo, walks on all fours, and has a smartphone hanging around his neck.

Shiza (Cesare?)
CV: Masakazu Morita
Height: 185cm
Weight: 76kg

“Is there a difference between the power to protect and the power to destroy? Both are violent.”

A swordsman whom the Seed of Calamity-purifying Messiahs meet along the way. He is embracing feelings of being tenacious to power, and appears to own multiple swords. He has a great sword on his back, three regular katana on the hips, and two kodachi.

CV: Aya Endo

“The calamity will stop. I will see it stop.”

A goddess who escaped her hardships and lifted the seal to the Seeds of Calamity. To hold back the seeds from blooming, she is currently unable to move. Giving Rippi her power, she is entrusted with the recovery of the Seeds of Calamity.

There is a possibility previous Tales series characters are returning, as well.

Further details are currently unknown.

Thanks, Tale Tale Source.

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